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  • BC-SWM--Pan Pacs,4th Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record. The old and the new faces of world swimming delivered on expectations...

  • 4 Kochs took genes, money in different directions

    Updated: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — They are an outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks. Meet the Koch brothers. (Pronounced like the cola.) Perhaps the first thing you need to know is that...

  • Longshot primary foe aims for rebuke of Gov. Cuomo

    Updated: 6 min ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Zephyr Teachout is hoping for the upset of the year now that supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have dropped their effort to knock her off next month's primary ballot. Cuomo is the easy favorite, with pollsters saying Teachout's name recognition is so low...

  • Job No. 1 for the next governor? A huge budget gap

    Updated: 6 min ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation. Tax collections have been disappointing. Costs are rising by more than $1 billion a year, primarily for health...

  • BC-SWM--Pan Pacs,3rd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 38 min ago

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The second coming of Michael Phelps gained momentum with another gold medal at the Pan Pacific championships on a night when U.S. teenager Katie Ledecky set yet another world record. The old and the new faces of world swimming delivered on expectations...

  • Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 cases

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities. The outbreak also continues to spread elsewhere in...

  • Militia: Airstrikes in Libya's capital kill 15

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Two airstrikes targeting Islamist militia positions in Libya's capital on Saturday killed 15 fighters and wounded 30 others, a senior Islamist militia leader and a militia spokesman said. The militia leader said the warplanes targeted the Interior Ministry and several...

  • Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol — picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby...

  • Debaters hope to sway undecided in Scotland vote

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas. Nationwide the words "Yes" and "No" can be found emblazoned on everything from street lights...

  • Katie Ledecky breaks 400 freestyle world record

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday. Ledecky was under world-record pace for much of the race in an outdoor pool at the Gold Coast...

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